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James Delaney

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Delaney
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayhew.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 8th January, 2020 wrote:

The following Prisoners have absented themselves from Macquarie Harbour, between Feb 26 and March 8, 1825:
James Delaney (112),5ft. 8 1/2in. brown complexion, black hair, brown eyes, 31 years of age, a farmer, tried at Wicklow Summer 1818, sentence 7 years, arrived at Sydney per Bencoolen, and came to this Colony per Cockburn 1819, native place King’s County, absconded from Macquarie Harbour March 3, 1825.-£2 Reward.

Irish Convict Database:
James Delaney, age 27, Bencoolen (1819); tried 1818 at Wicklow, sentence 7 years for stealing 2 cows; native of Kings Co. Labourer, Stranger from Kings Co.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 112
Name; James Delany
Ship; Bencoolen
Remarks; ABSCONDED; 3 March 1825

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 8th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayhew. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Delaney, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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